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Encyclopedia > Felix Salten

Felix Salten (September 6, 1869October 8, 1945) was an Austrian writer. He was born Siegmund Salzmann in Budapest, Hungary. When he was three weeks old, his family moved to Vienna, Austria. Many Jews were immigrating into the city in the late 19th century because Vienna had finally granted full citizenship to Jews in 1867. September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... See Budapest (band) for the British melancholic post-grunge band. ... This article is about the city and federal state in Austria. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Citizenship is membership in a political community (originally a city but now usually a state), and carries with it rights to political participation; a person having such membership is a citizen. ... 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


His family was poor and he did not have much formal education. Because of his lack of schooling, he began his career working menial jobs. Siegmund was dissatisfied. He whiled away his hours at the insurance office by writing, and submitted his poems and stories to the newspapers. He did not get much recognition at first. But in 1902, Émile Zola died and the papers were highly impressed by Salzmann's moving obituary. He became a member of the Young Vienna movement (Jung Wien) and received work first as an editor, then as a theatre critic. In 1910, he began writing novels. Insurance in law and economics, is a system common throughout the world used to alleviate potential financial loss by transferring risk of loss from one entity to another. ... Poetry (ancient Greek: poieo = create) is an art form in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic content. ... 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Émile Zola ( April 2, 1840 – September 29, 1902) was an influential French novelist, the most important example of the literary school of naturalism (literature), and a major figure in the political liberalization of France. ... If you are interested in the death metal band, see Obituary (band) An obituary is a notice of the death of a person, usually published in a newspaper, written or commissioned by the newspaper (rather than written by relatives), and usually including a short biography. ... Young Vienna (Jung Wien) was a society of fin de siècle writers who met in Viennas Café Griensteidl and other nearby coffeehouses from 1890 until 1897. ... 1910 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


His most famous work by far is Bambi. He was inspired to write the book after a trip to the Alps, in 1923. It was published three years later (1926). In 1933, he sold the rights, and he did not see a cent from the Disney movie based on Bambi released in 1942. Bambi, ein Leben im Walde (Bambi, A Life in the Woods) is a book by Felix Salten, first printed in 1923. ... The Alps is the collective name for one of the great mountain range systems of Europe, stretching from Austria in the east, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany, through to France in the west. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Look up centi- in Wiktionary, the free dictionary For the numerical prefix centi- see Wiktionary. ... Disney empire The name Disney may also refer to several aspects of the entertainment empire of The Walt Disney Company: The Walt Disney Company Walt Disney Pictures, the companys flagship motion picture studio Walt Disney Studios complex in Burbank, California The Disney Channel the companys theme parks and... 1942 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Life in Austria became perilous for a prominent Jew in the 1930s. Adolf Hitler had Bambi banned in 1936. Two years later (1938), Salzmann moved to Zurich, Switzerland. Events and trends Technology Jet engine invented First atom was split with a particle accelerator Disney adopts a three-color Technicolor process for cartoons The photocopier is invented Air mail service across the Atlantic Science Nuclear fission discovered by Otto Hahn, Lise Meitner and Fritz Strassmann Pluto, the ninth planet... Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889–April 30, 1945) was the Führer und Reichskanzler (Leader and Imperial chancellor) of Germany from 1933 to his death. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... General view showing Grossmünster church. ...


He had a wife, Ottilie Metz, and two children: Paul and Anna-Katherina. He wrote another book based on the character Bambi, titled Bambi's Children: The Story of a Forest Family, 1939. His story "The Hound of Florence" inspired another Disney film: The Shaggy Dog. 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Disney empire The name Disney may also refer to several aspects of the entertainment empire of The Walt Disney Company: The Walt Disney Company Walt Disney Pictures, the companys flagship motion picture studio Walt Disney Studios complex in Burbank, California The Disney Channel the companys theme parks and... The Shaggy Dog is a 1959 Walt Disney movie about a teenager who is transformed into a sheep dog by a magic ring. ...


He is also believed to be the author of the fictional autobiography of Josefine Mutzenbacher. Josefine Mutzenbacher is a famous fictional Austria courtesan in an erotic fictional autobiography novel which was published in Vienna in 1906. ...


Novels

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Reference

  • USC Library biography (http://www.usc.edu/isd/archives/arc/libraries/feuchtwanger/exiles/salten.html)
  • Another short bio (http://www.elliemik.com/salten.html)
  • Felix Salten (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0759041/) at the Internet Movie Database
  • Filmography (http://www.famoushotels.org/famoushotels/ARCHIVES/COFFEE_HISTORY/coffeehtm/SaltenFILM.HTML)

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Felix Salten had published the story earlier in 1923, but in that original publication had not included a copyright notice.
Felix Salten's granddaughter, Lea Wyler, and her father Weit Wyler founded an international relief organization, Rokpa International, with headquarters in Switzerland.
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